Dog “arrested” by Dutch police after causing traffic accident

Police officers in Zeist, a town near Utrecht, had to transport a highly unusual suspect yesterday. 

The detainee — a dog — caused a traffic accident at the Oranjehof in Zeist. “This crook had crossed the road without looking,” the police wrote on their social media. 

In order to not run over the dog, a car had to swerve and then crashed as a result. There were no injuries, only minor damage to the car, reports AD.

Missing owner

The dog’s owner was nowhere to be found, so the police did the one sensible thing that any person who finds a cute (and unapologetic) abandoned dog would do — they put him in the back seat. 

The four-legged culprit was brought to the vet, who is now trying to figure out who his owner is.

“After a good conversation, both officers got a lick from the crook,” wrote the police on their social media.

How do you feel about this incident? Let us know in the comments below!

Feature Image: Politie Zeist/Instagram

Jana Vondráčková 🇨🇿
Jana Vondráčková 🇨🇿
Originally from the Czech Republic, Jana moved to the Netherlands for her studies. She fell in love with the local biking culture, and you’ll see her drifting through the streets of Rotterdam on her pink bike even in the worst possible weather (think rain, snow, hail, or all three). Besides advocating for Rotterdam as the best Dutch city, she likes to wander around with a camera in her hand.


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